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Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
tv 11 news. >> now to the aftermath of hurricane sandy. officials are calling it one of the worst natural gas -- disasters in u.s. history. >> cleanup continues along the eastern seaboard. the shoreline is forever changed. >> good evening, donna. you see the boardwalk behind me as battered. areas like this are now struggling to come back. heavy equipment helps to steer the difficult recovery. power lines are going back up the many places are still overmatched by the devastation left behind. >> this is beyond what we imagined. >> the road to recovery is lined with hundreds of thousands struggling to survive. the lines stretch for blocks if you're lucky, but more often for miles. people waiting, hundreds hanging out just to charge their phones. but the longest and most contentious stretched from the stations that have fuel. relief could be on the way. tankers are moving back into new york harbor. help has been harder to find for many on s.i.. >> we have no power. >> hope is fading as well. >> we have bodies being removed. we are devastated. >> and officials -- discussed it officials
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
developments on this story. >> the other big story tonight is monitoring the aftermath of super stormed sandy. we have continued team coverage last -- you can check today. monitoring transit troubles at penn station. we will begin with the very latest from new jersey. >> and good evening. it is another day of clean up and recovery, not only here in new jersey but up and down the atlantic seaboard. an overwhelming task with no real and in sight. >> when the damage is so intense and so far reaching it can be hard to figure out how to start to come back. >> >> in many areas, crews are moving them s that sandy left behind. but in some of the hardest-hit communities, there are no recovery teams or residence yet. >> no heat, no hot water, there is not much we have. we need more help. >> supplies and support are pouring in. troops and heavy equipment, but still the need is overwhelming. >> the full toll of hurricane sandy on new yorkers is still emerging. >> subway trains are slowly coming back on line. charging stations provide a lifeline, but it is lines like these, thousands waiting for buses in
Nov 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
if the on the exact position. does it look to it -- it does not look to be as strong as sandy, but there is some concern. >> just what we need, a nor'easter on top of san the last week. we're not certain what will happen but one thing is for sure. -- on top of a sandy last week. even if we get moderate winds associated with this storm, trees could fall on power lines and that could pose problems. >> it is a possible situation of here we go again -- a week after super storms and the hit the northeast with a fury, a number of weather models show a nor'easter headed for the same area. while damage was married -- was a mild for most of maryland, there is concerned about flooding on the eastern shore and snow in central maryland, meeting more hard work for bge. >> we will prepare and we are stocking where we need to if we have to respond. >> bge has started to get things moving after sandy blew through. since last friday, inspection crews have been looking at older trees which could be more vulnerable to fall because the ground is saturated. >> it a concern for us. trees are in a precarious position.
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
-10 feet, which is what we saw during sandy. folks are relieved to dodge another toss by another nature. >> it appears ocean city dobbs to another bullet. the threat of a passing nor'easter seems to be skirting the coast rather than crashing into it. it certainly is not a superstar and sandy. it reminds you of it at heights of 2 9 feet. >> right now it is nasty. >> does that concern you? >> actually, we will be out of here. as for the locals and the beach, it will make a mess of this place. >> on wednesday, ocean city was seen moderate rainfall and minor flooding. like here on st. louis avenue, we even found one volunteer firefighter who told us this is exactly what people were expecting. >> we had a meeting last night and they told us it is going to be flooding and stuff like that. nothing big on sandy. >> we clocked sustained winds from 15-25 miles an hour. certainly nothing like sandy been enough to help push surges in just a little bit. >> the water will be in the low- lying area. we are prepared for it. >> they have been monitoring the storm since monday and feel relatively confide
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
have a big disaster like sandy, but if you persevere, you will be able to make your voice heard. >> people who were affected by sandy also have the option of voting by fax or by e-mail. >> here in maryland, the lines are long, but they could have been much longer. this is the scene as polls opened in anne arundel county this morning, lines out the door at the pasadena elementary school. a similar situation here, where center been carden cast his vote to start of his day. maryland has already seen a record turnout for early voting. nearly 4% of registered voters cast their ballots last week. officials are not -- reporting to me problems at polling locations, although we are told at one location a poll worker was struck by a car. we are told his injuries were not life-threatening. the big issue is the lines. lisa robinson is live in northeast baltimore where the turnout has been very strong. >> if you look over your, you don't see any lines right now. it will pick up as people are getting off work around 6:00 and a little later as we get into the evening. as much as people had to
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
, wind, but snowfall as well. slowing down recovery from sandy. >> michael bloomberg and officials announced the start of gas rationing. drivers can buy gas tomorrow, even numbers on saturday and so it goes. chris has more on the aftermath. >> having -- this nor'easter was miserable on those still suffering. >> having a storm, it is not a big deal usually. when it is on top of all this it makes things really hard. >> heavy snow covered the total homes as well as a battered power lines. parts of new york and new jersey that had power restored lost it again overnight. >> my kids were all frantic. no heat. it has been crazy. >> power crews that have been going nonstop have even more territory to tackle. >> last night complicated things by knocking more customers out of service. >> new jersey post of governor expects power to a restored by saturday. >> the good news is we have not seen that can -- kind of damage we saw with hurricane sandy. >> roads in both states were clear for the morning commute but the nor'easter it did bring a gusty winds, rain, and snow. fortunately for those dry
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
for thousands of residents, and one carroll county organization has been sending lots of north since sandy hit. the church of the brethren has a long history of helping disaster victims. >> since just after world war two, the church of the brethren disaster ministries have been helping people all over the world, and now, they are helping people just up the road. since hurricane sandy hit new jersey, 10 tractor-trailer's have been loaded up here at the church of the brethren service center in new windsor and have been sent on their way. this morning, they were a boxing of supplies, getting ready to send even more. >> we send things all over the world, and this is nice because it is staying in the united states and helping people. it is nice to see that happening. >> they have sent all kinds of materials, from blankets to these kits. >> this is a school kid with some basic supplies for children. we have the baby kit, which provides some clothing, a sweater, diapers, things to use in an emergency, and then the hygiene kit, which is a towel and washcloth, for personal hygiene. >> over the years, t
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
in baltimore city, wbal-tv 11 news. >> and now to the latest on super storms sandy and the conditions in the northeast. president obama has confirmed a trip to new york next week for a recovery update. this as the latest estimate on destruction stands at $50 billion. that does not include any damage from the latest nor'easter. the number of power outages is down from 5.5 million at the disaster site. -- disaster's height. >> what we want? power. when do we wanted? now. this is a crisis of epic proportions. this is a natural disaster. >> new york governor andrew cuomo has called for an investigation. he is reaping the utility companies, calling them unprepared and badly managed. recent storms like sandy have the maryland public commission reviewing a proposal that would force utilities to harden their systems. david joins us with what the governor has in mind. >> what consumers may find most interesting is this report recommends tying approval ratings to the utility's record of reliability. snowmageddon, a paralyzing storm, cost consumers more than $12 million. hurricane irene was wors
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
in ellicott city. already reeling in the aftermath of superstorm sandy, the local red cross almost facing an even bigger crisis. the latest on the race to sign a contract and what it means for the local chapter. >> joe flacco turns his >> joe flacco turns his attention >> on the game against the oakland raiders yesterday, there are critics of the offense. >> gerry sandusky joins us for a look back on a historic afternoon over m&t bank stadium. dexia think your being overly optimistic. the silence or reject the critics were silenced for about an hour. trying to earn home field advantage for the playoffs. the ravens have now won 15 straight home games. for touchdown date for joe flacco. the ravens had 20 more planes than ray rice had rushing yards. think of that. you never see the ravens with more points than rice has rushing. as for torrey smith, big second half. the first one capped the opening drive of the third quarter. with that kind of speed, that is a suite 6 points. the same result later on, flacco to torrey smith. good concentration by torrey smith. now comes the big challenge. joe
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
it. >> superstore and sandy left a disastrous trail on the east coast. one analysis shows the power outage time after sandy was not extraordinary. ap found the response by utility companies especially in the hardest-hit areas was difficult or even faster than elsewhere after large storms. the department of energy records show new york utilities restored power to at least 95% of customers 13 days. new jersey reached the same level in 11 days. >> it is a pretty day. >> bge officials say could be looking at cheaper heating bills. >> how should parents react to graze on the report card? some helpful tips coming up. >> cool weather for the weekend. >> coming up at 6:00, the theater that drew a pilot crowd in september will learn if it will lose its liquor license. we get hold of new documents revealing how crazy the scene was that authorities encountered. finding help for victims of domestic violence can be difficult. steps being taken to change that. we will have these stories and we will have these stories and >> it is report card time, it can be nerve wracking for parents and students
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
that was ravaged by sandy will be rebuilt in time for next summer. a massive section was battered and it just disappeared into the ocean after the clouds parted. the iconic pier has tremendous importance and it will have to be rebuilt to 489 feet long and 20 feet wide. >> now are your 11 insta-weather + forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> rain, wind, and a little sleep reported around baltimore for a while. -- and a little sleept reported. these it will be out shortly, but temperatures are allot cooler. lake-enhanced cloudiness due to the cold air over the warm waters of even the cloud cover is a sign of the chill coming in. that means that the year the deficit continues. 2.5 inches below normal for precipitation this year. the high temperature, 63 degrees, and that was just after midnight, as soon as it became tuesday. then the front came through and not the temperatures back. they are still falling across the area. below freezing in western maryland at this hour and only 45 in georgetown. the cooler air is coming in and the wind is continuing fairly brisk. we're in for a ki
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